More food truck goodness at Mount Royal University!
One of the new ones to come to the MRU campus is Bento Burrito, which blends Mexican and Asian flavours – Connie followed a similar offering from California, but I hadn’t yet tried anything like it here at home.
That is.. until Bento Burrito!
Their menu includes:
- “Chiki-rito” – Coconut chicken in a peanut sate
- “Porki-rito” – slicked pork marinated in teriyaki sauce
- “Cali-rito” – smoked salmon and crab with nori flakes with wasabi mayo
- & “Tofu-rito” – smokey toful with nori flakes and Sriracha mayo
I went for the “Cali-rito” myself – and it was awesome!
Along with the salmon, crab, nori, and wasabi mayo, the flour tortilla was wrapped up with sushi rice, pickled carrots, cucumber, daikon (radish) and red onions along with cilantro, avocado and sesame seeds. The daikon was an unexpected addition that added a really wonderful Asian flavour, and I didn’t even mind the onion, cilantro or sesame seeds which normally I don’t love. The nori was chewy, but also a really interesting and tasty addition.
The “Cali-rito” is definitely on my “try again” list, and I might even try the tofu version as well. I highly recommend checking out this food truck if you see it around Calgary!
I really hope it becomes a regular visitor at MRU!
It was funny, the same day that I visited the food truck I saw the “Why Starbucks Spells Your Name Wrong” video, and when my dish came named “Don” instead of “Dawn” (and they called out the order as “Dan” since the clerk read the ‘o’ as an ‘a’) it was like an extension of the joke. (Video below) At least they didn’t spell it with a silent ‘p’!